Enrollment Management - CURRENT

Reference Number: F19-222
Senate Approval Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Presidential Approval Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2020

All- University Enrollment Management Committee

Source Committee: Executive Committee

Unit(s) Responsible for Implementation: Academic Senate

Consultations: Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Dean Division of Undergraduate

Education and Academic Planning, AVP fiscal Affairs, Dean College of Extended Learning

 

History

Version Approved - Revisions(s)

• Change of charge to reflect a focus on internal issues related to enrollment management.

 

Rationale

Successful strategies for enrollment, retention and graduation of SF State students requires

collaboration between the Academic Senate, Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management. This

committee will examine and recommend policies and procedures having to do with aspects of

student enrollment, retention and graduation.

 

Table of Contents

I. Definitions

II. Principles

Ill. All-University Enrollment Management Committee

A. Membership

B. Chair

C. Meetings

D. Charge

 

Policy

 

I. Definitions

 

Enrollment Management

“Enrollment management” includes all university policies and procedures having to do with

the admissions (operational aspects), enrollment, retention and graduation of students

 

SFSU’s Historical Service Area

SFSU’s “historical service area” means those San Francisco Bay area high schools and

community colleges that have historically provided significant numbers students to SFSU.

 

II. Principles

 

A. SFSU is committed to providing qualified students with the greatest possible access to

excellent higher education and lifelong learning. Accordingly, SFSU shall continue to

search for innovative ways to provide access within the constraints available funding.

 

B. Enrollment management should allow the University to enhance, not compromise, the

diversity reflected by our enrollment and by our community. Diversity shall remain an

important concern the University.

 

C. Enrollment management strategies shall evolve with the consultation various

constituencies, so that the use selection criteria or other techniques shall not distort the

current array and balance programs.

 

D. Retention and graduation of students is equally as important as the recruitment and

enrollment of students.

 

F. Policies and procedures around admissions (operational aspects), enrollment, retention

and graduation issues such as course registration and withdrawal, probation and

disqualification, change of major, petitions for exceptions, graduation procedures,

maximum unit loads and others should be developed using shared governance, and the

Enrollment Management Committee is expected to take a leadership role in facilitating

consultation and policy/procedure approval around these issues.

 

III. All-University Enrollment Management Committee

 

A. The All-University Enrollment Management Committee shall consist of the following

members:

• The Chairs of the: Academic Senate; Senate’s Educational Policies Council and

the Student Affairs Committee, or designees;

• Three faculty members elected by the Academic Senate from the faculty at large,

to overlapping three-year terms; these members may success themselves for any

number of terms;

• One department chair elected by the Academic Senate to a one-year term;

• The Associate Vice President for Enrollment Managements the Dean of

Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning a representative of the college

Associate Deans, the Dean of the College of Extended Learning, the AVP for

Fiscal Affairs, and the Dean of Graduate Studies, each of whom may be

represented by a designee; and

• A representative from the Office of International Programs

• Two students designated by the Associated Students (one graduate, one

undergraduate)

 

B. The committee shall choose its chair from among its members at its first meeting of

each academic year. The first meeting of each academic year shall be called by the chair

of the academic senate in consultation with the Associate Vice President for Enrollment

Management.

 

C. The committee shall meet at least once in the fall semester to review current

enrollment patterns and projections and to discuss whether changes in policies and

procedures are likely to be needed. The committee may be called to meet as frequently

as situations require.

 

D. The committee shall:

• Develop and review policies and procedures including, but not limited to, those

around admissions (operational aspects), enrollment, retention and graduation

issues such as course registration and withdrawal, probation and

disqualification, change of major, petitions for exceptions, graduation

procedures, maximum unit loads, registration holds and drops.

• Recommend to the Academic Senate regarding any changes in this policy or in

related policies.

 

The Enrollment Management Committee is not intended to function as the presidential

advisory group mandated for each campus by the Board of Trustees in its resolution of

September 18, 2002.